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El Dorado County building robotics program

The world is always evolving and the new “thing” is technology. From Apple to Will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas, everyone is talking about how cool and interesting technology is. What’s more? Technology is the future, according to the New York Times. The No. 1 fastest growing field is engineering and the fourth is computer science. But […]

No Comment / October 04, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Guinness takes the guesswork out of pub ownership

Guinness pub concept: There were hugs all around as Donal Ballance left Kinnee O’Reilly’s Irish Pub on Saturday morning, having gotten Dave and Betsy Wohler through two nights of soft opening early in the week, followed by a quietish public opening on Wednesday that grew into to a packed house Friday night. Ballance is a […]

No Comment / October 04, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Carbon monoxide = silent killer

Camino — Carbon monoxide, aka CO, is widely known as the “silent killer” because you can not see it, taste it, or smell it, according to Cal Fire Unit Chief Kelly Keenan of the Amador-El Dorado Unit. “Annually over 400 people die and another 20,000 are hospitalized due to CO poisoning,” Keenan said.”So what exactly […]

No Comment / October 04, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

SWR teaches about tracks and scat

What is that animal you have coming into your back yard at night, leaving its tracks in your flower bed? Who has meandered down the hill in the snow? What is that strange noise you keep hearing?  You see their tracks, hear their calls and find funny little dollops of scat, but do you really […]

No Comment / October 03, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

People Talk: What makes a good Irish pub?

Asked at Kinnee O’Reilly’s          

No Comment / October 03, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Pollock Pines woman missing

Sara Fawcett

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department has turned to the public for help in finding a local woman who was last seen on Sept. 23. Sara Fawcett worked at the Placerville Wal-Mart and called in sick on Sept. 22. She was last heard from on on the morning of Sept. 23. According to the Sheriff’s […]

No Comment / October 03, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom transient a murder suspect

Just before midnight on Saturday, Oct. 1, a Folsom Police officer was driving in the 600 block of East Bidwell Street when he observed a man run across the street in front of his marked patrol car.  When the officer caught up to the suspicious subject a couple of blocks away, the man directed the officer to a […]

No Comment / October 03, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »